A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; -- more rarely applied to such a house for females.
Certain cheeses are linked historically in that they were originally developed by monks. They are known as monastery cheeses although they range in flavour and aroma considerably.
A residence for religious. A monastery is usually a large house* where many religious live. It may be dedicated to some special purpose such as formation, retirement, or retreat work. The area where the religious live is often designed as a Cloister.
a community as much as a building, a group of anchorites who have retreated from the world and its temptations in an attempt to find God's peace
a community of monks - brothers in the spirit
a dwelling place of a religious community
a heavenly place after the chaotic days we spend in society," she relates
a place of study and meditation
a place where either women or men are called to live and pray together in community under the guidance of a prioress or abbot
a place where many people are trying to live a life of aloneness
a place where many people live in their loneliness, but they don't live together
a place where monks and nuns stay
a place where one goes to learn the art of loving
a place where people live alone
a religious retreat, usually isolated, and normally home to monastic groups devoted to the ideals of their order
A House of religious men or women of a congregation which is monastic in its life style. Members of these communities generally live a life that is more focused on quiet prayer and works within the community rather than outside apostolic works.
a self contained, organised religious community, and the communal buildings around which the life of the inhabitants revolves.
A religious community where monks live
the dwelling place of a community of monks
A spiritual residential community for men; similar to a convent. See " monk" and "convent."
a community of monks, men who have taken vows of poverty, chastity and obedience
buildings lived in by monks
The building where monks live
Dwelling place of men leading a life of Prayer under vows. MONK - One renouncing the world to lead a religious life under monastic vows. MOTHER OF GOD - The Virgin Mary; Jesus, born of Her as Man, is also True God. MYSTERY - A Sacrament, the outward sign of inward grace. MYRRH - Sacred oil used for anointing in the Sacrament of Chrismation.
(noun) A house for persons under religious vows; especially: an establishment for monks.
An autonomous community house of a religious order, which may or may not be a monastic order. The term is used more specifically to refer to a community house of men or women religious in which they lead a contemplative life separate from the world.
A monastery is the home of a community of vowed men or women religious who live according to the monastic tradition of the Church.
A house for people under religious vows
The residence of a religious community, living in seclusion from secular society and bound by religious vows.
A community were monks or nuns worship God.
A community of persons, especially monks, bound by vows to a religious life and often living in partial or complete seclusion.
a community of religious people living together -- often isolated from the larger society -- for the purpose of religious devotion; the structures in which such a community dwells
Monastery, a term derived from the Greek word Î¼Î¿Î½Î±ÏƒÏ„Î®ÏÎ¹Î¿Î½ (monastÄ“rion), denotes the habitation and workplace of a community of monks, nuns, or other people set apart for a religious purpose.